By John Dalmas
Eventually the generals have been going to get their type of President. not less than that's what they thought...
The inventory marketplace crash of 1994 made 1929 appear like a minor industry adjustment...the rioters of the '90s made the Wobblies appear like the country-club Republicans...the vp of the U.S. resigns in a cloud of scandal--and while the army tricks that they might enable the lynch mobs via besides, the President resigns as well.
But the President needs to first suggest a brand new leader government to prevail him--one authorized by way of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of employees. hence the generals get to choose a President. think their shock whilst the President they decide seems to be his personal man...
The General's President
By Karin Altenberg
a blinding debut novel of affection and loss, religion and atonement, on an untamed nineteenth-century Scottish island.
Exquisitely written and profoundly relocating, Island of Wings is a richly imagined novel approximately humans suffering to maintain their love, and their relations, alive in a spot of utmost problem and unearthly attractiveness. every little thing lies forward for Lizzie and Neil McKenzie once they arrive on the St. Kilda islands in July of 1830. Neil is to turn into the minister to the small neighborhood of islanders, and Lizzie-bright, appealing, and devoted-is pregnant with their first baby. because the comply with lifestyles on the fringe of civilization, the place the natives stay in squalor and infants perish mysteriously, their marriage-and their sanity-are quickly threatened.
A stunning activity of the Crusader country of Jerusalem captures the spiritual passions and political intriques of the Holy Land in A.D. 1187, as visible during the eyes of Rannulf Fitzwilliam, a Knight Templar who loves the princess Sibylla. via the writer of The undergo Flag. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
By Erri De Luca
This can be a tale advised by way of a boy in his 13th 12 months, recorded in his mystery diary. His existence is set to alter; his international, approximately to open.
He lives in Montedidio—God’s Mountain—a cluster of alleys within the center of Naples. He brings a paycheck domestic each Saturday from Mast’Errico’s carpentry workshop the place he sweeps the ground. he's on his approach to changing into a man—his boy’s voice is forsaking him. His wood boomerang is neither toy nor software, yet whatever in among. Then there's Maria, the thirteen-year-old lady who lives above him and, like such a lot of ladies, is wiser than he. She incorporates the weight of a mystery existence herself. She’ll communicate to him for the 1st time this summer time. there's additionally his friendship with a cobbler named Rafaniello, a Jewish refugee who has escaped the horrors of the Holocaust, who has no thought how lengthy he’s been in this earth, and who's stated to sprout wings for a blessed few.
It is 1963, a tender man’s summer time of discovery. A time for a boy with blameless arms and a natural center to appear past the standard in daily issues to work out the far-reaching panorama, and all of its chances, from a rooftop terrace on God’s Mountain.
By Joanne Fluke
This summer time has been hotter than traditional in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and Hannah Swensen is making an attempt to overcome the warmth either out and in of her bakery kitchen. yet she's approximately to determine the difficult manner that not anything cools off a sizzling summer time day like a cold-blooded homicide. . .
Features over Ten Cookie and Dessert Recipes from The Cookie Jar, together with crimson Velvet shock Cupcakes and Chocolate lined Peanut Cookies!
"Culinary cozies do not get any tastier than this profitable series." --Library Journal
"Loaded with mouthwatering recipes and shrewdpermanent plotting, the newest Hannah Swensen secret delights." --RT booklet Reviews
"If your interpreting behavior exchange among curling up with an exceptional secret or with an outstanding cookbook, you must find out about Joanne Fluke." --Charlotte Observer
By Carlton Mellick III
Nowadays, a good way to run a profitable corporation . . . you are going to want a lot of ninjas.
Neo Tokyo, California is a urban equipped so excessive that none of its citizens have ever obvious the floor. it's a position the place voters cosmetically modify their our bodies to appear like eastern anime characters. it's a position the place ninja battles make certain the destiny of company company ventures. it's the domestic of Basu, a seven-hundred pound killing desktop who makes use of his gruesome extra weight as a perilous weapon. during this urban, there's no ninja extra lethal than Basu. he is well-trained, well-armed, and well-fed. And should you paintings for one among his rivals, he is coming to kill you.
The Morbidly overweight Ninja is like anime in written shape. darkish, humorous, violent, and subtly hectic. From the award-winning writer of Warrior Wolf ladies of the desert, The Haunted Vagina, and devil Burger.
By Ken Follett
Dive into the number 1 big apple Times bestselling author’s masterpiece of medieval drama, The Pillars of the Earth, and its long-awaited sequel, World with no End. Sweeping from twelfth to 14th century England, based round the development of an excellent cathedral and the households and members plagued by it, those novels “will carry you, fascinate you, encompass you” (Chicago Tribune) and “you will willingly lose your self for particularly a spell” (Denver Post).
By John Ringo
Sequel to Ghost, Kildar, Choosers of the Slain and Unto the Breach.
Heart-sick over the deaths of such a lot of of his Keldara fans, and one specifically, former SEAL Mike Harmon, hero of Ghost, Kildar and Choosers of the Slain, makes a decision to sit down this one out. WMDs headed for the U.S. not subject to the Kildar. but if his ally and intel professional either are heavily wounded in an ambush aimed toward him, the Kildar will get his gameface again on.
Mike has consistently acknowledged that he is no longer a pleasant man, and he is approximately to end up it to a boatload of terrorists and Colombian drug purchasers. Set within the Bahamas and Florida Keys, A Deeper Blue is a quick relocating mystery that by no means slows down from the 1st web page. With the go back of a few previous faces, the action-packed novel proves, once more, the adage that usually it takes a few very undesirable humans to do great things.
By Charles Portis
Ray Midge is awaiting his bank card invoice to arrive.
His spouse, Norma, has run off along with her ex-husband, taking Ray's playing cards, shotgun and automobile. yet from the receipts, Ray can music the place they have long past. he is taking off after them, as does an irritatingly tenacious bail bondsman, either following the romantic couple's spending so far as Mexico. There Ray meets Dr Reo Symes, the possible down-on-his-luck and particularly eccentric proprietor of a overwhelmed up and damaged down bus, who wishes a journey to Belize. The additional they force, in a vehicle held jointly by way of coat-hangers and excesses of oil, the wilder their trip will get. yet they don't seem to be going to renounce simply.
By Scott Westerfeld
The behemoth is the fiercest creature within the British military. it could actually swallow enemy battleships with one chunk. The Darwinists will want it, now that they're at conflict with the Clanker Powers.
Deryn is a woman posing as a boy within the British Air carrier, and Alek is the inheritor to an empire posing as a commoner. ultimately jointly aboard the airship Leviathan, they wish to convey the warfare to a halt. but if catastrophe moves the Leviathan's peacekeeping project, they locate themselves on my own and hunted in enemy territory.
Alek and Deryn will desire nice ability, new allies, and courageous hearts to stand what’s forward.